Friday, 12 Jul 2024

Hearing & Reading Mushroom Coffee Everywhere? Here’s What You Need to Know


If you have been on social media & of late have been seeing various posts on social media of your chums and others like, starting the day with …. or, sipping the tasty, or. taking the healthy … MUSHROOM COFFEE! Then, let me tell you, you are not the only one. There are many people who are unaware about the mushroom coffee. Now, getting to the point, let me tell you, why this coffee is so beneficial for health, compared to other coffee? Because mushrooms contain adaptogens. And, adaptogens have been a part of the ayurvedic medicine as well as traditional medicines for more than 1000 years, and since ages-old.

Mushroom Coffee: What It Is, Benefits, and Downsides

Popularity of Mushroom Coffee 

In the Western World, like Europe & others, mushroom coffee is very popular. Also, you can get various kinds of mushroom extracts, powder, gummies and so on, which people are using for their different problems or ailments and are benefitting and heaping praises for the same. Many people are there who have this main query on the taste of mushroom coffee and some think, that they may be very tasty and others think that they may be sour in taste. So, let me tell you that, the mushroom coffee, tastes, somewhat similar to the regular coffee and there is no alteration in the taste.

Blend of Mushroom Extracts 

Mushroom coffee is just a coffee with extracts of mushroom blended in it. So, there are no chances of a rich, creamy, coffee taste, it just tastes normal. The process of mushroom extraction and making of the coffee powder is pretty tough. Well, that’s because, there is a drying process, after which comes the process of extraction in which useful compounds are to be taken in the coffee powder – which is pretty tedious. In the market, you also get mushroom coffee grounds, coffee latte mushroom, instant mushroom coffee packets, coffee pods and so on. The most well-known mushroom i.e. used in the coffee powder are Chaga, Reishi, Lion’s main, & cordyceps mushrooms.

Mushroom Coffee: What It Is and Benefits

Health Merits of Mushroom Coffee 

There are many people who claim and say that mushroom coffee has benefitted them in many ways. Here are some of the top claims/benefits of mushroom coffee for health. Some say, that mushroom coffee helps you sleep better. And, some say that it increases your energy levels. But that’s a contradiction. If it induces sleep then how can it energise at the same time? So, let me tell you that the results of mushroom coffee and its effect on people will mostly differ, from one person to another. Mushroom coffee has also been found to reduce stress and inflammation from the body, and also strengthen the immune system of the body. It also improves memory and heals sore muscles.